New Installation Project Manager

ThyssenKrupp   •  

King Of Prussia, PA

Less than 5 years

Posted 231 days ago

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We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager- New Installation in Philadelphia, PA.


Essential duties and responsibilities:


  • Assists in identifying opportunities for improvement in efficiency and effectiveness of operational project management
  • Will be responsible for a large market of construction jobs- Pre-scope, schedule, SOV, estimate review, manpower, and overall project management
  • Fosters a culture of safety. Administers company safety program and training as needed
  • Coordinates target specific programs and initiatives designed to improve performance within a product line, business unit, or specific project
  • Assists in training of Branch Project Managers and Superintendents to ensure consistent performance within a product line
  • Assists Regional Project Manager and Region Vice-Presidents with management/implementation of cost (financial & labor) tracking and reporting system(s) at a project, branch and district level
  • Assesses operational workflow, resource utilization, technology, and skills to identify efficiency gains
  • Develops solutions to meet and exceed organizational goals, quality and cost objectives
  • Coordinates internal resources from the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered in-time, with scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Understanding of Oracle and Servigistic programs
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project cost using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Successfully manage the relationship with all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and high quality business updates
  • Work closely with USFO Team on all communication and project performance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Your profile

  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience working in the elevator industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of related experience and education is preferred
  • Background in the fields of computer science and engineeringpreferred
  • Solid Technical background with understand and/or hands-on experience in the Elevator Industry
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or equivalent preferred
  • Scheduling and budgetexperiencepreferred
  • Proven record of executing and managing successful complex projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, SureTrak, or other similar schedulingsoftware and Microsoft Office, with emphasis in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Oracleexperience is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Ability to managing several projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability and comfort with a variety of evolving responsibilities
  • Commitment to attainment of financial and/or labor efficiency goals
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the management and financial aspects of large projects
  • Some travelrequired, up to 25%
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions